Mexican Hyssop (Agastache 'Grapefruit Nectar') in the Anise Hyssops Database

Trade name information:
Series: Nectar™
Cultivar name: 'Grapefruit Nectar'
Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 15 to 18 inches (38-46cm)
Plant Spread: 15 inches (38cm)
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Yellow flowers touched with pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Will Naturalize
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Other info: Good self-seeder
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PPAF


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Location: western OregonDate: spring 2013
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Location: western OregonDate: spring 2013
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Posted by Marilyn (Northern KY - Zone 6a) on May 20, 2013 2:25 AM

Agastache 'Grapefruit Nectar' is very beautiful and colorful! I'd love to find it and grow it in my garden.

Since it was introduced a couple of years ago, I'm hoping to find it this year or next.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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A real beauty by eclayne May 20, 2013 2:15 AM 1
agastache 'grapefruit nectar' by duane456 Jun 5, 2013 2:37 PM 16
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